Archos confirms that it intends to enter the Windows Phone race

Ever since Microsoft agreed to acquire Nokia’s hardware and services division, which happens to be the largest OEM of its mobile platform, there was speculation that other OEMs might not be too happy. Nokia led the Windows Phone charge singlehandedly last year, clocking out with over 92 percent of the entire market share. Not a lot of OEMs made WP devices in 2013 but in recent months it has been reported that new manufacturers are keen on jump on this bandwagon. 

Archos has confirmed that it intends to enter the Windows Phone game, although says it will wait until the time is right before launching its first Microsoft-powered device. Despite the Windows Phone OS having seen its share of the smartphone sector dramatically rise during the past 12 months, Nokia remains the primary supplier of Windows Phone handsets, with the likes of Samsung and HTC reducing their support of the platform. Now, however, Archos has confirmed it is looking at joining the Windows Phone race, a move rival budget handset makers Alcatel and ZTE have also confirmed they are considering.

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